Part-time Faculty, Dept. of Economics



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Job description

Adjunct Instructor

Tenure Information
Non-Tenure Track

Department Summary

The primary mission of the Economics Department is to contribute to Bridgewater State University’s liberal arts and business education. We educate our students through excellence in teaching, mentoring and advising, promoting undergraduate research, and emphasizing the importance of critical thinking. We promote faculty learning and scholarship, and encourage our students and faculty to contribute to the broader community.

Bridgewater State University is an inclusive community dedicated to the lifelong success of all students; focused on the continuous improvement of its people; and is responsible for leading innovation that benefits Southeastern Massachusetts, the commonwealth, and the world. Bridgewater’s accessible environment of teaching and learning stimulates critical thinking and the pursuit of new knowledge and deeper understanding. The teaching and learning environment at Bridgewater also cultivates meaningful and diverse interpersonal relationships and fosters an appreciation for global engagement aimed at transforming lives and improving the human condition.

Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is reflected in our institutional values, which ensure that all students are supported and succeed.

Bridgewater State University is equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. Members of underrepresented groups, and those committed to working in a diverse cultural environment, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Essential Duties

The Department of Economics at Bridgewater State University seeks qualified Part Time Faculty who are enthusiastic teachers and dedicated to working with undergraduates for the Fall 2023 semester.

Applicants are sought to teach a range of core courses in the undergraduate major such as Principles of Microeconomics, Principles of Macroeconomics, Statistics for Economics/Business.

Applicants should possess:

  • Enthusiasm for teaching and dedication to working with undergraduates.
  • Sensitivity to and understanding of students from diverse backgrounds with a wide range of abilities.
  • Skill in using technology effectively in teaching and learning.
  • Ability to teach in-person, on campus.

Required Qualifications

Masters degree in Economics.

Preferred Qualifications

PhD in Economics preferred.

Teaching experience preferred.

Special Conditions for Eligibility

Please be aware that employment at Bridgewater State University is contingent upon completion of a successful background check.

This position is not eligible for H-1B visa sponsorship.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

This position must comply with the University Covid-19 Attestation requirement. All employees must be fully vaccinated and complete the Covid-19 Attestation upon hire.

Medical or Religious Exemptions

An employee may request an exemption to the vaccination requirement based on the existence of medical contraindication to vaccination. In addition, an employee may request an exemption to the vaccination requirement based on a sincere religious belief. In both cases, an employee will be required to submit documentation to support the request for an exemption. Employees who secure an exemption may be required to take additional precautions in the workplace and are strongly encourage to test weekly through the university’s Wellness Center.

We are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome, and included.

EEO Statement

Bridgewater State University (BSU) is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer which actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workforce. We are dedicated to providing educational, working and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people.

Posting Number

Close Date

Open Until Filled

How to apply

Please note the following information is required to complete your application for this position:

  • A minimum of three (3) professional reference entries in space provided on the application form.
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Teaching Statement
  • Equity and Inclusion Statement- a personal statement on a candidate’s past efforts to enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion. The equity and inclusion statement is an opportunity for candidates to discuss scholarship, professional skills, and demonstrable experience that would enhance the university’s efforts to promote a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Equity and inclusion statements will be considered as part of a transparent and comprehensive review of candidates’ application materials.

Since the time of its founding in 1840, Bridgewater State University has remained steadfast in its commitment to empower individuals and to instill in its students and faculty a deep appreciation for the public good.